[Nottingham] “Talk is cheap. Show me the code.”

Mike Martin mike at redtux.org.uk
Tue Nov 27 12:21:56 UTC 2012

On 27 November 2012 09:50, Jason Irwin <jasonirwin73 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 27/11/12 00:55, Martin wrote:
>> The Legacy of Linus Torvalds: Linux, Git, and One Giant Flamethrower
>> http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2012/11/linus-torvalds-isoc/all/
> *sigh* Very first sentence.
> "Linus Torvalds created Linux, which now runs vast swathes of the
> internet, including Google and Facebook."
> Yes he did and no it doesn't.  Well not on it's own it doesn't and I
> would have expected a semi-technical rag like "Wired" to have some clue
> what Linux is and what other tools are needed to "[run] vast swathes of
> the internet, including Google and Facebook.
> Next in Wired:
>  - How Steve Jobs made the first Apple
>  - "Wozniak"?  Who he?
> --
> Jason Irwin

to be fair the article does focus later very specifically on the
kernel as regards to google

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